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Wine 6.5 Release

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  • Wine Announcement
    The Wine development release 6.5 is now available.
    
    What's new in this release (see below for details):
      - OpenCL support updated to version 1.2.
      - More support for IE compatibility modes in MSHTML.
      - More windowless RichEdit work.
      - A few more WinRT library stubs.
      - Various bug fixes.
    
    The source is available from the following locations:
    
      https://dl.winehq.org/wine/source/6.x/wine-6.5.tar.xz
      http://mirrors.ibiblio.org/wine/source/6.x/wine-6.5.tar.xz
    
    Binary packages for various distributions will be available from:
    
      https://www.winehq.org/download
    
    You will find documentation on https://www.winehq.org/documentation
    
    You can also get the current source directly from the git
    repository. Check https://www.winehq.org/git for details.
    
    Wine is available thanks to the work of many people. See the file
    AUTHORS in the distribution for the complete list.
    
  • Wine 6.5 Released With OpenCL 1.2 Support

    Wine 6.5 is out today as the latest bi-weekly development snapshot of this software for running Windows applications and games under Linux and macOS.

    Wine 6.5 most notably comes with its OpenCL support being updated against OpenCL 1.2. Previously Wine's OpenCL library (DLL) code was stuck at OpenCL 1.0 while Zebediah Figura took care of getting it to meet OpenCL 1.1 and then 1.2 specification requirements.

Wine 6.5 Is Released With OpenCL 1.2 And 25 Bug-Fixes

  • Wine 6.5 Is Released With OpenCL 1.2 And 25 Bug-Fixes

    The latest development-release of the popular Windows compatibility layer WINE supports OpenCL 1.2 and additional Internet Explorer compatibility modes in MSHTML. There are 25 game and application-specific bug-fixes.

    [...]

    25 bugs have been squashed since Wine 6.4 was released earlier this month. Those bug-fixes include a fix for applications rendering graphics in system memory which helps Zoo Tycoon, TOCA Touring Car Championship, The Sims and Conquest: Frontier Wars, a very game-specific audio fix that makes music work in Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II and Outlaws, a workaround for the anti-cheat engine in League of Legends 8.12+ and a general fix that makes a lot of .NET 4.x applications that would previously fail to install due to a lack of MsiNetAssemblySupport actually install as they should.

Wine-Staging 6.5 Comes In A Bit Lighter Thanks To Upstreaming

  • Wine-Staging 6.5 Comes In A Bit Lighter Thanks To Upstreaming Many Patches

    Two weeks ago Wine-Staging 6.4 was at nearly 700 patches while this weekend's release of Wine-Staging 6.5 lowers that to 661 patches thanks to a number of them being upstreamed.

    Wine-Staging 6.5 saw a number of patches reach upstream Git including the Windows.Media.Speech and Windows.Gaming.Input DLLs, the OpenCL 1.1/1.2 support, Windows.Globalization work, and more.

Windows compatibility tool Wine 6.5 is out now

  • Windows compatibility tool Wine 6.5 is out now

    Not an emulator but a compatibility tool that translates Windows calls into language Linux can understand, Wine 6.5 is officially out now as the latest development release.

    For newer readers and Linux users here's a refresher - Wine is a compatibility layer built for operating systems like Linux, macOS and BSD. The idea is to allow other platforms to run games and applications only built and supported for Windows. It's also part of what makes up Steam Play Proton. Once a year or so, a new stable release is made.

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